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Patrick Gilsenan  B.Sc. (Hons)  B.Arch (Hons)  MRIAI

In 1996, Patrick obtained an honours degree in Architectural Science from University College Dublin.  In 1999, he graduated with an honours degree in architecture from UCD.  During his time in UCD, he received a number of awards including the RIAI Travelling Scholarship, Ireland’s most prestigious student prize.  

As a student, Patrick worked with the Office of Public Works, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Paul Arnold Conservation Architects, Dublin and Mark Hurcum Design Practice in Sydney, Australia.

From 1999 to 2012, he worked with Paul Keogh Architects where he was responsible as project architect in the design and delivery of many of PKA’s most prestigious and award winning projects. Some of these projects included 14 sheltered & social housing units and a hostel in Gorey, Co. Wexford; 37 sheltered housing units and a community building in Malahide, Co. Dublin; 53 mixed social housing units in Dublin 1 and a new secondary school for 600 pupils for Presentation College, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

In 2012, Patrick left PKA to establish PG Architects.  In 2015, PG Architects was highly commended as the Best Emerging Practice in the RIAI National Awards. 

Patrick has continuously worked on his professional development.  In 2005, he attained a certificate in Architectural Professional Practice and Practical Experience from UCD.  In 2009, he successfully completed Energy Management Systems & Auditing with GMIT.  In 2013, he was accredited with Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) in health & safety from the RIAI.  In 2016, he was voted by members of the RIAI onto RIAI Council.  In 2017, he was RIAI accredited in Conservation at Grade 3. 

Patrick is committed to design quality, exemplary professional practice and sustainable construction.  The practice is working on a range of exciting domestic, educational, commercial and community based projects.  It seeks to design and deliver buildings and spaces, which are functional, durable, sustainable and inspiring to all.